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Climate Change lecture for secondary school pupils in Gozo

Students attending secondary schools in Gozo recently attended a lecture delivered by Prof. Peter Schubert on Climate Change. This event, which took place at the Boy’s Secondary School in Victoria, was made possible through the collaboration of the Embassy for the United States of America in Malta and the Eko-Skola Programme managed by Nature Trust [...]
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Prospective Summer Schools to be registered by 25th May

The Ministry of Education and Employment has said that anybody who intend to offer an educational programme in the form of a Summer School/Club and do not have a licence for a school should apply to register their Summer school/club as an educational establishment with the Directorate for Quality and Standards in Education as stipulated [...]
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New canopy completed at Gozo’s Victoria bus terminus

A new canopy has now been completed at the Victoria bus terminus. The aim is that it will provide shade from the sun and shelter from rain, The Arriva bus service started in Gozo, on the 3rd of July last year. At the time, the Government said that the work on the Victoria bus terminus [...]
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Ramblers welcome MEPA decision on Portomaso application

The Ramblers Association of Malta said that it welcomes the news that the Portomaso Extension application was rejected by the MEPA board. Ramblers commented that, “it is not so pleased that the board was divided on this issue, when, to all intents and purposes, the decision should been crystal clear. This is in view of [...]
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Volunteering is a catalyst for social integration – EU

Volunteering is a way to remain active, in contact with the world of work, and can even help to find a job. A “European Skills Passport” could certify official recognition of skills, acquired or demonstrated through volunteering, both for professional and learning purposes. A report voted by the Culture and Education Committee on Thursday calls [...]
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Gozitan families crisis with no child care centre in Gozo – LP

Justyne Caruana, the Labour Party’s spokesperson for the family, said today, “that many Gozitan families were in crisis because the only child care centre in Gozo, run by the Church, was going to be shut down.” “The centre had been running for years without being subject to standards and regulations since it was not registered. [...]
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GUG welcomes Pro Rector appointment for Gozo Campus

The Gozo University Group said today that it welcomes the news of the new post of Pro-Rector for the Gozo Campus and that the “University intends to offer a wider range of services to all Gozitan students and to better cater for their needs.” The proposal of GUG for Gozitan students to have the possibility [...]
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Fishing competition brings in €1,272 in aid of Puttinu Cares

€1,272 was collected in aid of Puttinu Cares, during the Puttinu Cares Gozo Annual Fishing Competition, which this year was held at the Valletta Waterfront and organised by Mr. Julio Azzopardi. A number of fishing enthusiasts made the trip, where there was also attractions for children and families including a Bouncy Castle and Face Painting. [...]
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Shortfall between revenue and expenditure up by €36.4 m

During the first quarter this year, the shortfall between recurrent revenue and total expenditure of Central Government amounted to €224.6 million, an increase of €36.4 million compared to the corresponding period in 2011. The increase in recurrent revenue of €33.6 million was outweighed by a rise in total expenditure of €70.0 million, widening the government [...]
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